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of columbus' trip. so, it certainly discusses columbus and his role in the discovery of america. you can't discover place where perhaps as many as 100 million people already live. one story about columbus and geography if i can, though. one of the things i love to do is the research, to go into the library, to look for the books, because it's always the unexpected discovery, the eureka moment, that i love so much. i remember going into find a book about columbus, a biography, and three books down on the same shelf there was the log books of cliff columbus. my goodness. nobody told me in junior high school that christopher columbus kept a log book of his voyages and wrote letters about his voyages. so i pulled that out just an unexpected discovery, and started to read it. and i was enthralled. here was columbus describing his voyages, describing his discoveries in his own words, and of course they are his words, so we have to remember that people write about themselves with a certain degree of prejudice, but it was one thing more than anything else caught me in the log becomes -- log book
, new hampshire, and ohio. in fact, he and president obama are both in columbus right now. the president also visiting wisconsin and iowa today. bruce springsteen is along for the ride on the president's plane and warming up the crowds for the commander and chief. president obama is asking his supporters don't give up on me now. but governor romney says the president has not delivered the change he promised. >> tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow. tomorrow we begin a better tomorrow. this nation is going to begin to change for the better tomorrow. your work is making a difference. the people of the world are watching. the people of america are watching. we can begin a better tomorrow tomorrow and with the help of the people in florida, that's exactly what's going to happen. >> governor romney is a very talented salesman. and in this campaign he has tried as hard as he can to repackage the same old bad ideas and make them out to be new ideas. and try to convince you that he is all about change. he is trying to convince that you these bad old ideas are change. listen, we know what change look
everybody to the 33rd annual american book awards sponsored by the four columbus foundation. we choose the name to indicate that as far as we know there's been 30,000 years of storytelling in north america. so the members of our board of directors are john macarthur fellow, recipient of the presidential medal. the current chancellor of the academy of american poets and finally, the current lawyer for the state of california. this will be cosponsored by the english department and the african-american studies department. and we are acknowledged their generosity for bringing up to this historical room. that everybody would be able to find it. it's like a landmark. the great poets of the road, great of the world. we want to welcome richard hudson, professor to preaching on behalf of this department. he was professor emeritus and a member of the affiliated faculty of the american studies program and interdisciplinary program that was key founder 25 years ago. he came to you see berkeley's english department in 1964 and retired in 2009. although he's continued teaching until this summer. his
war for ohio, then the church of north point in columbus is digging deep into its arsenal. >> you know, voting is a right, it's a privilege but it's also a responsibility. >> reporter: gail dudley is a minister here. >> there is a real exsouthment that even if they have already voted they're still excited. ♪ to the polls we're going to take our souls sotomayor. >> reporter: sunday was souls to the polls day during which van loads of voters were driven to the polling place where the long lines attested to the popularity of voting early. as of friday 1.6 million ohioans had done so. >> and we said listen, you have a right to vote. and we want to you exercise that vote. and have your voice heard. >> reporter: that's mallory kimball's mission. >> i've been doing this, you know, for over a year. >> reporter: an ohio state student and obama foot soldier, kimball is combing neighborhoods for like-minded voters and those who may need more persuading. >> it comes down to this date. so yeah, i feel lucky to live here and be able to vote here. >> reporter: i'm jeff johnson with the republican
the wisconsin stop with an afternoon rally in columbus, ohio, a state both sides are fighting hard to win and where polls show the race is close. mr. obama plans to end the day in des moines iowa in the state that propelled him to victory in the democratic caucuses four years ago. >> we need you, virginia. suarez: vice president biden meanwhile held a pair of events in another key battle ground state: virginia. the campaign is headquartered in chicago where the president began his political career. obama national press secretary ben labolt said the main focus for the president's relection teamas getti supporters to the polls. >> we know this all comes down to turnout. we're focused on making sure that every piece of that operation is up and running at 4:00 a.m. on the east coast tomorrow morning. >> suarez: who is out there? is there an army of volunteers that didn't deploy? what are they doing? what are they looking for? >> they are and they're local. we're not talking about importing people into states where they haven't lived. that's the value of having an organization that we built ov
the looming crisis of the fiscal cliff. the mayor of columbus, ohio, says the road to success is through wall street. hi, mayor coleman. beef, unions, and peppers baked in a ketchup glaze with savory gravy and mashed russet potatoes. what makes stouffer's meatloaf best of all? that moment you enjoy it at home. stouffer's. let's fix dinner. get on e-trade. set up a real plan. frank! oh wow, you didn't win? i wanna show you something... it's my shocked face. [ gasps ] [ male announcer ] get a retirement plan that works... at e-trade. two. three. my credit card rewards are easy to remember. with the bankamericard cash rewards credit card, i earn 1% cash back everywhere, every time. [ both ] 2% back on groceries. [ all ] 3% on gas! no hoops to jump through. i earn more cash back on the things i buy most. [ woman in pet store ] it's as easy as... [ all ] one! -two. -[ all ] three! [ male announcer ] the bankamericard cash rewards credit card. apply online or at a bank of america near you. >>> good morning. i'm carol costello. thanks for joining us. the new york stock exchange opening bell just ran
, the news continues with don lemon in columbus, ohio, battleground stat state. >>> thank you very much, fredricka, i'm don lemon. good evening, everyone, from the beautiful boat house restaurant in downtown columbus, ohio, we're coming to you tonight from a critical swing state, a state, quite frankly, with the luxury to call itself the swing state. a state in our minds and hearts that can only call itself devastated, places like jersey and new york. for almost a week now, we have been watching people literally fight for their lives. >> we are going to die. you don't understand, you got to get your trucks here on this corner. >> nearly 3 million people, still without power in 15 states. 106 people are dead now, and leaders say they could find more bodies underneath the rubble or washing to shore. now, that is a background, but with no gas and water in some places and with food and shelter in short supply in many places, where would politics? specifically voting, be on your list of priorities? it is not very high, even for the governor of new jersey. >> i have the job here in new jersey
in ohio and florida. at one point, the two will only be seven miles apart, holding rallies in columbus. >> if you believe america should be on a better course, if you are tired of being tired, then i ask you to vote for a real change. >> reporter: rot claims a second -- mitt romney claims a second term threatens the american american. both campaigns are ex-- threatens the american economy. a research poll shows president obama edging ahead with a 3- point lead. a rasmussen poll shows romney up by 1. another poll by -- poll by cnn shows both candidates in a tie. >>> thousands of local voters will not be heading to the polls. that's because one of them have already cast their ballots. ktvu brian flores spoke to some of them. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. i just got the -- i just got off the phone with the directors or -- >> back to the line. >> reporter: voters in the bay area are taking advantage of the relatively shorter lines now. >> it's probably the most important election in a long time. >> it's probably one of the most really really important elections there. >> there's been
expect in columbus, ohio, last night. even though he had bruce springsteen and jay-z warming up the crowd. the nationwide arena looks half empty from the pictures. sandra smith is tracking swing states in the united states. that would include ohio. sandra, which is the key county, killer county in ohio? >> i have circled them. hamilton is the in the southwest corner this is the county which since gnaty is us whoed. important to know why we're watching that. hamilton where columbus lies. specifically watching cincinnati the poverty rate is very high. among the highest in the state. and by the way, this was a key win for president obama in the last election. a democrat won, president obama, for the first time in the last election dating back to 1964. so that will be key to watch tonight. then there's columbus. this of course houses ohio state university, about 60,000 students live in the columbus area. that too is going to be key to watch tonight. as the younger crowd is obviously going to be a big focus there. stuart, as we continue to watch results come in, 7:30 closing as well at that ti
cleveland. will carry perhaps the core of columbus and will carry cincinnati. you have to look at the exurbs to see what happens there. these are places the republican can be counted on to get 60 to 70% of the vote. does the democrat cut into that margin by two or three or four points or not? or use the urban vote come up, city core vote come up three or four points to outweigh that. a couple of places to look interesting. if you go to ohio's earn border, you're talking coal country. as you know governor romney really pushed the coal issue pretty hard. we're talking about some issues like jefferson county ohio, which is where steubenville is, obama won that race by 76 votes i believe last time. watch for that to see if it flips back. i suspect it will go over into the red column or the other end of the state, go to defiance. defiance is republican country. there is general motors plant there though. will the auto bailout pay off there? remember defiance is where governor romney first made his comments about jeep jobs going to china. jon: ohio could be a long night there. what about new hamps
over. after wisconsin he went to columbus, ohio and then on to des moines iowa where he started thinks 2008 campaign. he will end the night in his hometown of chicago. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: the president scheduled though seems tame in comparison to governor romney. he has so many stops today, most of his events are in airport hangars so that he can jet in and out to as many locations as possible. >> tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow. perhaps some of your family and friends have not yet made up their minds who they're going to vote for. so ask them to look beyond the speeches and the ads and all the attacks, because talk is cheap. ask them to look at the record. a record is real and it's earned with real effort. the president promised change but change can't be measured in speeches. it's measured in achievement. >> reporter: his day started in sanford, florida near orlando. then it was on to two stops in virginia before head offing to the midwest with a quick visit to columbus, ohio. the gop nomination will end up in manchester, new hampshire with a midnight rally. in a last-minute
filled a hangar in columbus with 10,000 screaming supporters. >> now let's make sure that everyone we know gets out to vote on tuesday. >> reporter: earlier, introduced by bruce springsteen and jay-z. >> hello, ohio! are you fired up? >> reporter: president obama held his final ohio event in columbus. an estimated 15,000 supporters and a pitch aimed at ohio. >> i'm proud we saved the auto industry. but i'm even prouder that we're making better cars now. >> the president visited volunteers and called in ohio voter. >> this is barack obama. and i hope that we bring it home tomorrow. >> reporter: for days republican volunteers like jeremy bosco have worked the cincinnati/hamilton county, ohio suburbs to be sure romney backers vote. >> we'll be there tuesday morning. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: jeremy knows ohio must win for romney. do you ever figure jeez, if i do a great job now, in this county, i could get my guy to the white house, you? >> in a small way, yes. >> reporter: ohio's early voting has been busy, but republican poll watchers could challenge the balance of thousands o
you there. i want to point to the columbus dispatch. the headline is -- mailings a nuisance for ohioans. those of any swing states are saying it every day, calling the number of mailings and the ads a nuisance at this point. let us go to mississippi, cecila on our line for democrats. good morning. caller: yes. our state will go more than likely to romney. where the poorest people and the nation, and this man is only for the very rich. i call him a very strong used car salesmen. he will tell you anything you want to hear. and he is going to tear this country up, just like he did those companies, and sought of two parts to china and anyone else. another thing, too, i am not surprised that evangelists are supporting them, because they have been riding a gravy train a long time. they get tax deductions -- they give tax deductions to give people that give money to them. to me it is a big welfare system and they do not want to see it end. and we have a country that is built on the middle class. this man does not care about the middle-class. he could care less. and that to me is wh
rally of the day. tomorrow back on the campaign trail. he will go to lynchburg, va., columbus ohio and conclude the day in new hampshire. president obama also on the trail tomorrow in the madison, wisconsin and columbus ohio. then he will be in des moines, iowa. look for coverage here at c- span.org. back to the live shot of mourners still, pennsylvania. part of the election weekend coverage here on c-span. we will continue to watch the governor as he shakes hands and makes his way through the crowd. richard, democratic calller in new york. caller: good evening. thank you for taking my call, and thank you for c-span. mr. romney does not have a clue. he should have lost in 2012 to rick santorum. however, he is flip-floping every issue from the primaries. american people have some of the brightest minds. why don't they see he is a fraud? america is not for sale. >> i take your voting for president obama. host: republican calller. william, north carolina. caller: i was going to vote for obama, but i am real religious, and i do not agree with the same-sex marriage. the unemployment has
saying workers in china benefited from the auto bailout. at a rally outside columbus, the president fired back. >> you don't scare hard working americans just to scare up some votes. >> reporter: with the race tight in nine swing states, both candidates will sprint through battleground states this weekend trying to win over a shrinking number of undecided voters and get their supporters to the polls. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> a bay area mother reached for a baseball bat and fought off burglars who broke into her home. da lin talked with the family this afternoon. this isn't first time their home has been burglarized. >> reporter: not the first time. the second time the same house has beentargeted, and this time the home owner said enough is enough and fought back. >>> reporter: a 55-year-old dan used this aluminum baseball bat to chase off two would-be burglars, their second attempt to break in, in nine details. the woman declined to talk on camera. her 22-year-old daughter says her mother wanted to make sure the burglars don't return by confronting them. >> it h
, namely ohio. president obama and mitt romney will both be in columbus today. the state has chosen the winner the last 12 presidential elections. yesterday the president was in florida, mitt romney was in pennsylvania. >> if there is anyone who wonders whether better jobs or paychecks are a thing of the past i have a clear and unequivocal message. with the right leadership, america is about to come roaring back. >> the president: it is a choice between a return to the top down policies that crashed our economy or the strong, growing middle class-based policies that getting us out of a crisis. >> reporter: the race is as close as it gets, poll shows president obama with a one point lead over mitt romney, another poll shows the two in a dead heat with 48% each. after ohio president obama travels to wisconsin and iowa. romney holding events in florida, virginia and new hampshire. >> we'll be working around the clock to bring you up to the minute election results tomorrow. at 3 p.m. join us for a special edition of abc7 news including live reports from the obama and romney campaign hea
. americans are going to the polls now. you see long lines this morning in columbus, ohio perhaps the key swing state. mitt romney and paul ryan are campaigning to the right now. they landed shortly after vice president biden, that's air force two making an unannounced stop this cleveland before going to chicago to join president obama tahman bradley joins us live. >> reporter: good afternoon from boston the most expensive election in history is in the hands of voters. mitt romney on the ground in ohio, hunting for last minute votes. they cast their ballots this morning hoping republicans in key swing states do the same, heading out for a final push in pennsylvania and ohio romney was brimming with confidence about his chances in the buckeye state. >> feel great about ohio. >> reporter: the romney campaign needs to overcome president obama's advantage. poll shows mr. obama a three point edge many romney tracked a large -- large crowd last night. >> your votes and your work in new hampshire will help me become the next president of the united states. >> reporter: president obama and the fi
this morning, 10 days after superstorm sandy. here's a live picture from columbus circle in new york city, you see the snow on ground there, roads look to be clear we don't see much sign of heavy winds now the nor'easter is affecting travel in the bay area 11 flights scheduled to arrive in san francisco from philadelphia, newark and new york are cancel this morning. 31 flights were cancelled yesterday. sandy victims are hunkering down again this morning. paula faris has more. >> reporter: the northeast had just begun recovering from sandy now this. heavy snowfall on top of the destruction. >> it is snowing this is like in to injury hurricane now blizzard. >> reporter: the storm is dropping wet snow, sleet and rain wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour, falling temperatures adding to the problems for those without heat and electricity. police took to the streets and urged people to take shelter. volunteers are clearing out supplies that have been collected in order to make room for people who might need shelter. new jersey issued mandatory evacuation order for several coastline communities. >> cop
. and michele alexander, professor at ohio state university in columbus, they initially only printed 3000 copies. now there are a couple hundred thousand i guess. but it caught on somewhere and it has done remarkably well. what does that say to you about the timing for a real conversation about her book, about your film, about the issue? >> the time is now. i would like to say that michelle alexander's success is due to the fact she is in my film. but i cannot because my film has just come out. [laughter] tavis: but it is fair to say that mitchell would be the first technologists. it is fair to say that her book has succeeded because a whole of the -- a whole lot of of of seven long distance runners on this issue. >> she brilliantly framed it in a book that leave no stone unturned in that argument and she does it from being a legal scholar and being an extraordinary activist and public thinker. i think there are contributors like michelle alexander and others, all of, brought into my film because i want to sort of make a definitive portrait right now of where we are in the overwhelming need to r
including the all star game which was slated for january 27th in columbus ohio. both sides are fighting on how to fight to split $3 billion in revenue. this is the third time an all-star game has been cancelled. also, this bay area boxer could be in line for a big pay out, coming up area boxing has never been stronger. the ghost had his way in. one 46.8, his competitor, this fight will be in ontario, calif. the winner could be a fight against floyd the weather. if you have a question? e- mail ask carr ve askgary@kron4.com.... >> decent weather, and '60s and '70s. the rain is good to be holding off >> have a lovely night and a good weekend will be back at 11:00 p.m., see you then. at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the ba
to deciding the outcome. lest. jeff flock is in columbus with the latest. jeff? >> of all the tossup states, the greatest among these is ohio which is why there's a big rally planned here today. i'm at the nationwide arena, and i want to take you inside, not only is president obama going to be here today, but a lot of the folks are here to see srb -- can i sneak in? thank you. here to see jay-z, and bruce springsteen. the folks here are fortunate to get a personal seat not just to see the president, but the entertainers as well. that's all part of the effort to energize the base and get voters out. we were earlier today, early voting location. it's amazing to me the lines. if anybody gets in line before 2, ends at 2, about an hour, if anyone is in line at 2, they will be allowed to vote, and, of course, this early voting, very important, democrats have the lead on that, and just getting them chargedded up, and according to those who know, what they are coming down to as close as the race is. one person said, i just hope somebody wins tomorrow. >> that's right. >> i hope it's not a huge mess
will it means court battles like we saw in florida in 2000. we're joined now from columbus, ohio. good morning, scott. >> reporter: good morning, carl. if it is close, even remotely as close as florida 2000, there are a lot of people who say the legal battles could make florida 2000 look like child's play. we'll have more on that later in the program. ohio is a tricky state. economically and so on which we'll also get to in a moment. i want to tell you about turnout. 1.8 million absentee ballots sent out in ohio. that's a record. as you can see, the students have been turning out here at ohio state university so there is a youth vote turnout as well. it is a tricky state in the campaign narrative this time around. the question is who gets credit for an economy that's doing better than the rest of the country? is it the auto bailout and stimulus? give credit to the president? or did all of this happen in spite of the president and with thanks to the state's republican governor who was on "meet the press" on sunday. >> we made ohio safe for business expansion. we balanced our budget. running hal
and mitt romney are both campaigning. he arrived in columbus, ohio and he will speak with different rallies and even bill clinton will be on behalf of president obama in the state of florida. with five- cities included. and other well- known names are going to be joining him on monday, bruce springsteen is performing at the presidential campaign stop in ohio. and jay - z is also going to be joining obama. >> mitt romney is also hitting the campaign trail with his closing arguments. this morning in wisconsin the will lay out the campaign theme. his speech is expected to focus on the economy after stopping in wisconsin he will travel on to ohio and both rallies in columbus and cincinnati. as a reminder, will have extended live coverage on oumidnight. and keep updated on our website we will is putting out facebook and live coverage on oumidnight. and keep updated on our website we will [ male announcer ]ebook and citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank
. they had gone into this room and taken out seven textbooks, like rethinking columbus a book that is sold hundreds of thousands of copied, used by kids in rural alaska all the way to rural maine who have that -- and that book was put away into storage. and 11 teachers, almost a dozen teachers were told that they no longer have the right to teach literature from the perspective of mexican-americans, those who have given us our school district from the perspective of rethinking columbus. .. i have to begin, and i will tell you something about our stories. i went to find my story. i had been living outside of tucson for years, and i wanted to come back, working on another book, and deeply ameshed, of course, in other struggles and conflicts as the journalist in the coal fields around the world, back east, the deep south, hearing about tucson, the phoenix i've known, fought with over u of a and asu and the ball game and heard about what was going on, and i was wondering like the rest of the country, what is the matter with arizona? i had to go back in 2010 and try to understand beyond the scr
have more change to do. >> reporter: it is far from over. after wisconsin he went to columbus, ohio and then on to des moines iowa where he started thinks 2008 campaign. -- where he started his 2008 campaign. he will end the night in his hometown of chicago. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: the president scheduled though seems tame in comparison to governor romney. he has so many stops today, most of his events are in airport hangars so that he can jet in and out to as many locations as possible. >> tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow. perhaps some of your family and friends have not yet made up their minds who they're going to vote for. so ask them to look beyond the speeches and the ads and all the attacks, because talk is cheap. ask them to look at the record. a record is real and it's earned with real effort. the president promised change but change can't be measured in speeches. it's measured in achievement. >> reporter: his day started in sanford, florida near orlando. then it was on to two stops in virginia before head offing to -- before heading often to the midwest with a quick visi
the president's base supporters-- young people, african americans in cleveland and columbus-- then you could see a much closer race at least in ohio than the public polls show. we should say because we haven't mentioned yet,if at happens given the way they count protestants in the state -- provisional ballots and absentee ballots we may not know. >> that would be november 17. >> and we could have a situation where he wins the three southern states and colorado and ohio are laying out there. >> which means we have to be looking closely at virginia. virginia early tomorrow evening the polls will close and if virginia goes for romney we could be in for a very long night. >> i absolutely agree because in some ways bain and the auto bailout asidevirginia is tougr state for governor romney because it has lots of young people, lots of suburban voters who are on social issues, i think that's the one place where there are women's issues their agenda has worked well and hispanics and african americans so if governor romney wins that state it mean he is will be strong we are the northern virginia voters w
: governor romney left a second virginia stop for ohio, columbus, planning to end up in new hampshire. president obama would head out of ohio for iowa for his final event on this frantic day. here in ohio tomorrow, republican poll watchers are threatening to challenge thousands of votes, which could mean if the race here is as close as pre-race polls indicate it might be, that the ohio total in the race for the white house won't be announced for ten days. live from cincinnati, i'm steve handelsman, nbc bay area news. >> tomorrow a big day for america. steve, thank you so much. >>> in the bay area, the count is on. hundreds of thousands of ballots being counted as we speak. early voting is the hot trend, and it's changing the dynamic of this election. nbc bay area's damian trujillo takes us behind the scenes. he joins us at a very busy registrar of voters office in san jose. damian, it's probably controlled chaos i presume. >> reporter: that's what i would call it. this is one of the drop-off a locations for your ballots. this will be open for the next 24 hours so you can drive up andr
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